College Is Not For Everyone, But A Good Education Is

This is a new year and another semester has begun. I have my fingers crossed hoping that I get a really good group of students. Last semester's students were phenomenal. Part of last semester's success had to do with the fact that first semester freshmen made up about 55% of my classes. These were students [...]

The Age of Stupid and Student Anti-Intellectualism

Before I delve into the topic, I would like to provide relevant personal information. First, I am a member of Generation X, i.e., people who were born in the 1960s - 1980s. Secondly, I am a university lecturer and my andragogical style is socratodigital (a word I coined - it is a combination of the [...]

Tim Wolfe, College Athletics, and The Neo-Plantation Mentality

Earlier today (November 9, 2015), University of Missouri President, Timothy M. Wolfe, tendered his resignation following a meeting with the University Board of Curators. Tim Wolfe's forced and welcomed resignation was largely due to professional negligence and mishandling of multiple incidents that highlighted a systemic and sordid history of documented racial inequality at the University [...]